Elmer Labog, also known as Ka Bong, said his life reflects the struggle of the common tao (person), unlike the lives of those who have been dominating Philippine politics.
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Progressives field 2 senatorial bets, 5 partylist groups for 2022 elections
“We will continue to serve the people, we will continue to fight for a just and prosperous society. It is time for the opposition to unite, unite with the people to end Duterte’s tyranny and dynasty.” — Neri Colmenares, Makabayan senatorial candidate
US, Aquino govts accused of hypocrisy over nuke issue
By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA — Progressive labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) criticized the Aquino government’s echoing of “US imperialism’s” opposition to and misrepresentation of North Korea’s planned satellite launch. In a strongly worded statement, Elmer “Bong” Labog, chairman of KMU, pointed to numerous cases of hypocrisy of the United States and the Aquino…
Progressive labor belies DOLE’s claim of ‘industrial peace’
By MARYA SALAMAT
Despite the difficulties posed to unions and workers’ organizations by the intensifying repression and contractualization, the total number of labor disputes recorded and “handled” by the labor department itself has continued to increase in 2011.
Why Fear the People? KMU Slams Noynoy’s QMC proposal for SONA Protests (PR)
NEWS RELEASE 23 JULY 2010 “Why would Aquino fear the people? Why should a President who basks on the notion of democracy keep the people farther from Batasan during SONA?” Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno posed this question today as President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino suggested to militant groups to just hold SONA protests inside the…
Aquino’s First SONA is His Last Chance to Speak on People’s Demands – KMU (PR)
Press Release July 22, 2010 Observing that President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III has not carried out major reforms so far, labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno said today that the upcoming State of the Nation Address will be a “big test” for the new government since it will be Aquino’s last chance to speak on people’s…
KMU Dares Aquino: Speak Up on Workers’ Urgent Demands (PR)
Press Release July 21, 2010 Days before President Aquino’s SONA, and after business groups have continuously gained attention for presenting their agenda to his administration, workers still have yet to hear his government’s response to legitimate labor demands that call for urgent action. Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno submitted to Aquino its Labor Agenda which…
News in Pictures: Workers Demand Noynoy to Address Wage Hike Call
Workers, led by progressive labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), on Friday call on President-elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to immediately address their demand for a legislated nationwide P125 across-the-board wage hike. The workers gather in front of Aquino’s residence in Times Street, Quezon City, carrying huge yellow ribbons bearing the calls “P125 wage increase” and “Prosecute Gloria Arroyo”.
Citizen Arrest may Greet Gloria After Polls, KMU Warns
February 4, 2010 “Gloria Arroyo may assert her right to run for a congressional seat in Pampanga, but she definitely won’t have the ease in making her way to Pampanga when she steps down in June,” labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno warned today, saying a “citizen’s arrest” is brewing to greet her in June. KMU…